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How To Remain Anonymous

Becoming a webcam model isn’t for everyone. I mean, not every woman (or man) can get on camera and play with themselves for money, but if you can, camming is a great way to make some pretty legit money.

Now, one of the first things I’m asked by someone who is considering becoming a webcam model is, “How do you stay anonymous? I really don’t want my dad, cousin, uncle, *insert any male family member of friend here*, to see me doing this, ya know?” And of course, I totally get that.

But, if you’re thinking of becoming a webcam model and the one thing holding you back is whether you can stay anonymous while raking it in, let me assure you it is totally possible. In fact, many camgirls have successful careers and keep themselves completely under the radar without revealing who they are.

Here’s how they do it and how you can do it too.

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Five Ways to Stay Anonymous as a Webcam Model

In these modern times, it can be pretty difficult to keep your identity completely private. But, it isn’t impossible if you follow a few easy tips.

#1: Never Give Out Your Personal Information.

This one sounds like common sense, but I’ve seen a few girls make this mistake. When you’re setting up as a webcam model, you never want to give out any information that could be traced back to you.

That means changing your name for camming, no email address, home address, phone number, social media pages, or anything else that could be easily tracked by someone on the internet who has minimal searching skills.

When you’re becoming a webcam model and you want to stay anonymous, use a completely separate email address, consider a different phone number/phone if you plan on getting into erotic texting, a P.O. Box for any gifts you may be sent, and never link to any social media. I mean, do you want Grandma discovering her little sweetheart is touching herself for money?

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#2: Hide Your Face.

Masks are one of the most common practices used by webcam models who want to keep themselves anonymous. Typically, this means not showing your face on camera or using a mask.

Girls who have smokin’ hot bodies and aren’t afraid to do some of the more sexy things on camera can get away with this, especially when you have men who get turned on by not knowing who you are. You do have to realize, though, that this often means you won’t get paid as much by guys who do want to see your face, but if that doesn’t bother you, a mask may be the answer.

Unfortunately, this isn’t always possible. Working for a camgirl company often means you will have certain requirements to follow and those include showing your face for at least part of the show or when you’re wearing the mask, you provide a form of identification so the site owners can be sure you’re legal. And some of these companies won’t allow masks at all, even the sexy masquerade types.

I understand that these cam companies e.g. Streamate.com need to make sure that only those who are legal are doing shows, I mean, nobody wants to get busted for allowing minors to perform in a sexual manner.

So, if you decide to do shows through a cam site, make sure you read their terms before you begin and determine where they stand on the use of masks and face hiding during a show.

#3: Change Up Your Appearance.

If you’re not able to wear a mask per the requirements of whatever cam site you’re working for, you could always try changing up your appearance. I’m not talking plastic surgery, no, I’m talking wigs, contact lenses, glasses, or other types of disguises or costumes.

Seriously, if you wear wigs, play around with your makeup, and consider fake glasses or contact lenses, you can absolutely change the way you look. I mean, look at drag queens and transsexuals! They go from men to women and many times nobody is the wiser!

Oh, and if you’ve got identifying tattoos or beauty marks, learn how to cover them up. Some of the makeup on the market now is amazing for that and won’t cost you too much.

#4: Change Up Your Room.

This is another commonsense thing that any camgirl should do if she wants to stay under the radar is to make sure the room she uses for her cam shows is not a room that anyone she knows would recognize. If you’re planning on using your bedroom, that means you’ll want to completely change up the look. This can get tedious to do for every show so you might want to consider a separate space in your home.

When I got started, I made sure to make my room completely different from anything I’d have as my own. I’m not an overly girly-girl in “real life” and my friends and family would never expect that from me, so my cam room became over the top “girl” in décor. This included new bedding, cutesy stuffed animals, frilly pillows, and some cheapy, new furniture. Then I made sure not to let my friends or family that didn’t know about my new career in there.

#5: Geoblock Your Location.

One of the things that is great about working for a cam site is that they understand that not everyone wants to broadcast their shows to their own local area. Because they are sensitive to this fact, most sites allow you to block certain areas from seeing your shows.

So, let’s say you’re in one state and you don’t want anyone from that state seeing your shows, you can block all IP addresses from that state. You can also block other states, which means if you’ve got a boatload of family in, say Colorado, you can block those IP addresses as well.

Again, you’re going to want to check with the terms and conditions of whatever site you’re using for camming, that’s where you’ll find the information on what you can and can’t do with that particular site.

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Remember: Camming Isn’t Illegal, But Still Not Widely Accepted.

Even if you do every single thing I’ve listed here, it is still possible to be “found out” by someone. Some guys, especially if they’re someone you’ve banned from your shows because of trolling or bad behavior, will want to expose you because, well, because they’re dicks. It doesn’t matter how nice you are, you’re going to end up with disgruntled fans.

If it should happen that your friends or family find out what you’re doing, remember that camming isn’t illegal and if they have a problem with it, that’s their issue.

Things could get a little trickier if you’re working in another job and your employer or future employer finds out, and in most places, you could be terminated legally if they decide to do so, so that’s another thing you may want to consider before you start camming.

Camming really is a great way to earn extra money. Unfortunately, while cam modeling isn’t illegal, it still isn’t widely accepted. This is why you want to do your best to keep yourself anonymous and with these five tips, you should be able to protect your identity, keep the peace with the family, and hopefully keep any lame bosses from finding out what you’re up to on your personal free time.

Selling Tangible Goods

Selling tangible goods on webcam

​Selling tangible goods is an easy way to earn extra money. ​There are so many of your personal items that guys are going to be willing to buy. Whether it be used panties, toys, stockings, autographed photos, heels, baked goods, etc., there is a market for pretty much anything you can think of!

There are several different ways to go about selling tangible goods. The first way is through your own website. Often times you’ll earn a higher percentage when selling items on your own website than you will if you sell it on other sites. It helps to post a few pictures of the item so your fans know exactly what they’re getting. If you’re selling an item that you wore or used in a video or photoset, you can reference that content. You can also use your blog or social media accounts to promote the items you’re selling.

It’s always a good idea to sell your items on as many sites as possible. This will gain you exposure and increase your odds of making sales. There are lots of different sites that offer the ability for you to sell your tangible goods on. ManyVids, CamModelStore, and ExtraLunchMoney are some of the big ones right now. On these sites, you can upload pictures of your items and add a description if you want. You keep 60% on ManyVids, 80% on CamModelStore, and 60%-65% on ExtraLunchMoney.

Some camming networks, such as Myfreecams and Chaturbate let you sell your items on their site. You can list your products on your profile page, as well as mention during your live cam shows that you have items for sale. Some fans will pay for the panties or toys that you use that day on cam if you mention that they’re available for purchase.

When listing your items for sale, you’ll want to include as many details as possible. Several pictures from different angles or pictures of you personally using the item is a great way to show the condition the item is in and exactly what it looks like. You should also mention how the item comes. Basically if you clean the items before shipping or send them “used” (worn for a certain number of days, played in, stuffed, perfumed, etc.). Giving the customer the option of how they want to item to come is a good idea too. That way whoever purchases it can have it to their liking. Also be sure to include any sizing info, defects, and what countries you’re willing to ship to. You can also mention that you charge extra for international shipping.

There are so many different items that you can sell for profit. Be creative. Give different items a try and see what sells. It can’t hurt to try! Make sure you list your items on multiple sites in order to get the most exposure. And be sure to include pictures and descriptions of the items you’re selling. Good luck!

Selling Tangible Goods on Webcam Video

Profiting from your Instagram by selling plugs or products

The most successful cam girls know that in order to make serious money they can’t just rely on camming to support them. The top earners in the cam world spread their talent throughout all kinds of social media platforms increasing their following and their cash flow.

Social media sites like Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram are free and easy platforms to increase the amount of eyes on your personal brand (more on that here). Why does having a social media presence matter? Think about it from a fan’s point of view. They log on and want to watch your cam show but you’re not there. If your profile links your fan to your social media network they can look at you, engage with you, and feel like you’re with them even if you’re not live at the moment.

Instead of going to another model’s page they are now engaging with you which gives you a chance to engage back, increasing the likelihood of that fan watching your show and tipping you at a later date because the fan feels like they made a connection. The same logic applies to would-be fans. They see you interacting with people like them on social media and think they could have a chance to interact with you on a personal basis using social media. Now you’ve got two engaged fans willing to spend money and time on you. Once you reach a solid amount of fans on your social media sites you will also start being approached by brands that will want you to become a brand ambassador. As a brand ambassador you can either receive free merchandise (such as jewelry, lingerie, or swimwear) and post about the brand to your followers, or you can become an affiliate of the brand and make a commission from each sale. As an affiliate you’ll receive a special code, place it in your social media bio and each sale will be tracked through that code.

Once you’ve developed a following of 5,000 fans you can begin to reach out to companies that you want to work with. Don’t be shy about contacting companies that you think are on brand for you and vice versa. For example: do you wear a certain brand of lingerie? Post a photo of yourself wearing their brand and tag them in the photo and mention them in the caption. Any good brand will like the photo or comment, which opens up the door for you to direct message them about working together.

If that’s not your style then privately email them and ask about their brand ambassador program or find out how you can work with them. You can work with more than one brand at once so be sure to send out plenty of messages. Making money on social media is all about making connections and developing relationships with other brands. If you’re wearing a brand’s clothing and they have 100+k followers and they repost you you’re going to gain a lot of followers, which could turn into fans with tokens. Instagram isn’t a fast way to make money but if you do it right and build a good reputation the brands will come knocking down your door.

A lot of cam girls set their Twitter and Snapchat accounts to private and only allow paying customers to access their profiles. It’s a smart move because you can send virtually any kind of adult content on those platforms as long as you’re over 18 years of age. Instagram doesn’t allow nudity or adult content but you can get away with modeling lingerie or posting suggestive photos. Lots of cam models use Instagram as their main branding platform because it’s 100% visual and easy to use as long as you have a cellphone. You can post photos, use relevant hash tags, and build an audience very quickly. The key to running a successful Instagram account is to be consistent and engage with your followers whether it’s two followers or 200,000 followers. This article goes into more detail about the do’s and don’ts of Instagram.

It may seem overwhelming to try to build a strong social media presence but it’s easier than you think. During your show let your fans know you’re now on Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, etc. and tell them to follow you. You can even offer to follow back the first hundred followers. Don’t feel bad about promoting your social media accounts on your cam profile because the people in the room are there to see you and are going to be more than happy to watch you on all your social platforms. Making money on social media can be easy and totally enjoyable. The key is to be
persistent, engage with fans, and soon enough you could be one of those Instagram girls making over $100,000 a year in sponsorships and ad placements. Remember, even those girls started with 0 followers.

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